Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater
Dawn Bryan, casting dir.
"Oliver!" is a musical adaptation of the novel, "Oliver Twist," by Charles Dickens. The story of an orphan boy in 19th century London. The vocal ensemble is a mix of both children and adults.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater rehearses at Theater Puget Sound studio space in Seattle until the final week of rehearsals, at which point rehearsals are held on-site at the theater in Fall City, WA; runs July 20-Aug. 25 in Fall City, WA.
All actors in the production will have full-time access to the 95-acre wooded park during the run of the show.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Oliver Twist (Lead):
Male, 9-13, Caucasian
The protagonist of the story. He is a lonely orphan boy born in the workhouse. Sweet and innocent. Soprano.
Male, 40-75, Caucasian
A conniving career criminal who takes in homeless boys and teaches them to pick pockets for him. A dark character with a humorous side that ...
Female, 22-32, Caucasian
Bill Sikes's lover; a woman with a heart of gold who takes a liking to Oliver and treats him like her own child. She is eventually murdered...
Bill Sikes (Lead):
Male, 30-50, Caucasian
a burglar; Nancy's brutal and abusive lover, and her eventual murderer. Baritone.
The Artful Dodger (Supporting):
Male, 9-16, Caucasian
The cleverest of Fagin's pickpockets, a young boy who introduces Fagin to Oliver. Soprano.
Orphans/Fagin's Gang (Chorus / Ensemble):
Males & Females, 9-16, All Ethnicities
Orphans/Fagin’s Gang, 8-10 children and teens needed to play orphans and members of Fagin’s pickpocket gang. Need to be able to sing and mov...
Mr. Brownlow (Supporting):
Male, 55-85, Caucasian
Oliver's grandfather, a kindly man of wealth and breeding. Will be included in ensemble scenes.
Mr. Brumble (Supporting):
Male, 35-50, Caucasian
The comedic, pompous beadle of the workhouse in which Oliver was born. High baritone.
Mr. & Mrs. Sowerby (Supporting):
Males & Females, 40-60, Caucasian
The insensitive couple who take in Oliver and use him in their funeral business. Baritone and Soprano. Will be included in ensemble scenes....
Mrs. Corney (Supporting):
Female, 38-50, Caucasian
The comedic matron of the workhouse where Oliver was born, later marries Mr. Bumble. Age range: 38-50. Soprano/mezzo. Will be included in e...
Charlotte Sowerberry (Supporting):
Female, 13-21, Caucasian
The rude but also flirtatious daughter of the Sowerberrys. Will be included in 'Who Will Buy' and ensemble scenes.
Noah Claypole (Supporting):
Male, 13-21, Caucasian
The Sowerberrys' apprentice who bullies Oliver about his mother and enjoys a flirtatious relationship with Charlotte. Will be included in e...
Female, 20-32, Caucasian
Nancy’s loyal friend. Will be included in 'Who Will Buy' and in ensemble scenes.
Old Sally (Supporting):
Female, 60-85, Caucasian
Provides the key to Oliver’s past. Will be included in ensemble scenes.
Dr. Grimwig (Supporting):
Male, 30-85, Caucasian
Mr. Brownlow's friend; A foppish doctor who assesses Oliver's condition at the beginning of Act II, deeming him fit to go outside. Will be ...
Charley Bates (Supporting):
Male, 9-16, Caucasian
Artful Dodger's sidekick. One of Fagin's pickpockets. Will be included in ensemble scenes.
Mrs. Bedwin (Supporting):
Female, 38-55, Caucasian
Mr. Brownlow's house-servant and caretaker of Oliver. Soprano. Will be included in ensemble scenes.
Seeking submissions from: Seattle, WA
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